Thursday, February 18, 2010

Amnesty condemns caning 'epidemic' in Malaysia...

Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Malaysia to end a caning "epidemic," saying that authorities have meted out the punishment to thousands of men in addition to the high-profile case of three women.

Malaysian authorities said Wednesday that they had caned three women for having extramarital sex in violation of Islamic law, a first in the Muslim-majority country.

But Amnesty International said the case was the "just the tip of the iceberg" and that Malaysia often caned men for routine offenses. More...

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